The ability to decelerate quickly to stop or slow down. Sub-power of Acceleration Manipulation. Technique of Enhanced Speed. Opposite to Acceleration.

Also Called

  • Slow Down/Stopping
  • Velocity Reduction


The user can decelerate themselves from high speeds, allowing themselves to stop on a dime easily or slow down to a slower speed quickly.




  • Overuse may cause strain to the user's body.

Known Users

  • XLR8 (Ben 10 Series)
  • Users of the Speed Force (DC Comics)
    • Jay Garrick
    • Barry Allen
    • Wally West
  • Quicksilver (Marvel Comics)
  • Peter Parker/Spider-Man (Marvel Comics); via superhuman reflexes
  • Tommy Shepherd/Speed (Marvel Comics)
  • Sonic (Sonic the Hedgehog)


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